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A-Z of stumpwork. by

A-Z of stumpwork.

With its beginnings in seventeenth century England, stumpwork is today making a revival. Come join us for an exciting journey into the world of raised embroidery. There are over 400 clear step-by-step photographs and instructions presented in five easy to use sections and 20 stunning designs from around the world. Each design is beautifully presented with colour photograph, easy to follow instructions and full size pattern. There is expert advice on the materials and tools you need to ensure suc

Jan 26, 2015
ABC of reading by Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972.

ABC of reading

Jan 23, 2015
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 classroom in a book - the official training workbook from Adobe by Carlson, Jeff, author.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 classroom in a book - the official training workbook from Adobe

Jan 21, 2015
Adventures in Raspberry Pi by Philbin, Carrie Anne

Adventures in Raspberry Pi

Jan 26, 2015
Affirmative action - legislating equality and opportunity by Kamberg, Mary-Lane, 1948-

Affirmative action - legislating equality and opportunity

Explores the history of affirmative action, looks at how the laws are applied in the workplace and on college campuses, and considers changing attitudes toward affirmative action practices.

Jan 26, 2015
Aha! - the moments of insight that shape our world by Irvine, William Braxton, 1952- author.

Aha! - the moments of insight that shape our world

"Why do "aha moments" strike us suddenly? Why do they so often come to us when we are focused on something completely unrelated? And when great ideas "come to" us, where do they come from? In Aha!: The Moments of Insight that Shape Our World, philosopher William B. Irvine explores these epiphanies, from the minor insights that strike us all daily, to the major realizations that alter the course of history. Focusing on aha moments as they take place in five different domains--religion, morality,

Jan 26, 2015
Albert Einstein by McCormick, Lisa Wade, 1961- author.

Albert Einstein

Presents the life and work of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist who penned the theory of relativity and whose theories altered perceptions of time, energy, and the universe.

Jan 26, 2015
Alfred Hitchcock - the man who knew too much by Wood, Michael, 1936-

Alfred Hitchcock - the man who knew too much

Jan 26, 2015
Alien intrusion by Bates, Gary.

Alien intrusion

Most people at one time or another have probably been curious to know, "What could account for all of those strange objects in the sky that many credible witnesses see?" Or, what about the modern mystery of alien abductions and stories of visitations by beings claiming to be from other planets or star systems? Are aliens really making contact with human beings? Is it important anyway? At last, an easy-to-understand book traces the history of this strange phenomenon utilizing the research of many

Jan 26, 2015
All at Once - Prose Poems by Williams, C. K.

All at Once - Prose Poems

Jan 26, 2015
All bets are off - losers, liars, and recovery from gambling addiction by Wexler, Arnie.

All bets are off - losers, liars, and recovery from gambling addiction

Arnie Wexler's life as a gambler began on the streets of Brooklyn, New York, flipping cards, shooting marbles, and playing pinball machines. At age fourteen he found the racetrack, a bookie, and started playing the stock market. His obsession with gambling accelerated until a fateful day in 1968 when it all came crashing down.Wexler's gripping narrative leads us through the dungeon of a compulsive gambler's world "chasing the big win and coming up with empty pockets" and how his addiction drove

Jan 26, 2015
All Eyes Are Upon Us - Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn by Sokol, Jason

All Eyes Are Upon Us - Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn

Jan 21, 2015
All eyes are upon us - race and politics from Boston to Brooklyn by Sokol, Jason.

All eyes are upon us - race and politics from Boston to Brooklyn

Jan 26, 2015
All Who Go Do Not Return - A Memoir by Deen, Shulem

All Who Go Do Not Return - A Memoir

Jan 26, 2015
Alphabetical - how every letter tells a story by Rosen, Michael, 1946-

Alphabetical - how every letter tells a story

"How on Earth did we fix upon our twenty-six letters, what do they really mean, and how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in twenty-six vivid chapters, fizzing with personal anecdotes and fascinating facts. Starting with the mysterious Phoenicians and how sounds first came to be written down, he races on to show how nonsense poems work, pins down the strange story of OK, traces our five los

Jan 26, 2015
Amazing feats of environmental engineering by Hand, Carol, 1945- author.

Amazing feats of environmental engineering

This title examines amazing feats of environmental engineering. Engaging text explores projects that supply water to impoverished areas, structures in the Netherlands that hold back the Atlantic Ocean, and the cleanup of contaminated areas. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline. Relevant sidebars, stunning photos, and a glossary aid readers' understanding of the topic. A hands-on project and career-planning chart give readers a

Jan 23, 2015
Amazon Fire phone - the missing manual by Gralla, Preston, author.

Amazon Fire phone - the missing manual

Jan 21, 2015
American vandal - Mark Twain abroad by Morris, Roy, Jr.

American vandal - Mark Twain abroad

Jan 26, 2015
Among the ruins - Syria past and present by Sahner, Christian C., author.

Among the ruins - Syria past and present

Jan 21, 2015
An Uncomplicated Life - A Father's Memoir of His Exceptional Daughter by Daugherty, Paul, 1957-

An Uncomplicated Life - A Father's Memoir of His Exceptional Daughter

Jan 23, 2015